Assistant Project Associate

Posted By: Chennai Photo Biennale Foundation


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

Job Opening: Assistant Project Associate for a large scale Children’s Art Program

Position Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and creative Assistant Project Associate to join our dynamic team. As an Assistant Project Associate, you will play a vital role in supporting the planning, development, implementation, and coordination of arts education programs and initiatives.

Your enthusiasm for the arts, exceptional organizational skills, and strong interpersonal abilities will contribute to the success of our arts education initiatives and foster a vibrant learning environment.

About the project:

The objective of this program has been to introduce an art and activity based learning into classrooms in Tamil Nadu and J&K government schools.

This is a strategic partnership between CPB and our partners that will have a direct impact on the wellbeing of over 65,000 children across 850 schools.

Key Responsibilities:

General Support:

Collaborate with the Program Manager to develop, execute, and evaluate arts education programs, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and educational standards.

Coordinate logistics for scheduling and conducting quarterly interviews to assess impact of program, site visits, social audits visits, workshops, classes, year end school exhibitions, including scheduling, venue arrangements.

Assist in workshop preparation, material procurement, inventory management and educational resources for year long programs.

Provide administrative support by maintaining program databases, partner and student records, attendance, and evaluations.

Manage the program calendar and set reminders to gather time sensitive reports and feedback.

Communication and Outreach:

Assist in promoting arts education programs through various channels, including social media, newsletters, and community partnerships.

Communicate program details, schedules, and updates to implementation partners | instructors, and other stakeholders.

Support the creation of marketing materials and presentations to attract participants and engage the community when needed.

Facilitate communication between implementing partners and program management to ensure smooth operations and address any concerns.

Instructor Coordination:

Assist in training, and managing a diverse team of arts instructors | implementing partners.

Student Engagement:.

Organize and coordinate student showcases,to showcase their artistic achievements in collaboration with implementing partners.

Data Analysis and Reporting:

Collect, analyze, and interpret data related to program participation, student outcomes, and feedback.

Conducting and analyzing baseline assessments, surveys, conducting quarterly interviews and preparing relevant reports.

Prepare regular reports on program effectiveness, enrollment trends, and student progress for program management and stakeholders.

Budget Management:

Assist in budget planning and expenditure tracking for arts education programs, ensuring financial resources are utilized efficiently.


Bachelor's degree in Arts, Education, Arts Management, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).

Experience in the education sector

Demonstrated passion for and knowledge of various arts disciplines.

Strong organizational and project management skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication abilities in Tamil, English is a must. Fluency in Hindi is also preferred.

Proficiency in Google and Microsoft Office Suite and digital communication tools.

Experience in program coordination, event planning, or education administration is a plus.

Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Application Process:

To apply for the position of Assistant Project Associate, please submit your resume, a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and passion for arts education, and contact information for three professional references. Applications should be sent to :, &


Salary based on qualifications, and experience. Up to Rs 25,000/- only.

Non-discrimination Policy

CPB Foundation does not discriminate in any program, activity, or in employment on the basis of actual or perceived age, sex, race, ethnic background, physical or mental disability, medical information, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender or religion.

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Chennai Photo Biennale Foundation
  • About Organization:The CPB Foundation celebrates and promotes photography as a practice and an art form. Through lens-based educational programs and cross-disciplinary events, we aim to foster a community that inspires curiosity, reflection, and self-expression.

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